Category: In The Know

Looking back at Christmas

Looking back at Christmas

Christmas in the Philippines is a treasured event, and boy do we like it early. It's as if the world transforms at the stroke of midnight on September 1st — suddenly there's red and green everywhere, the lights are warmer, the air is cooler, and everyone's spirits become jollier than ever. But how did this all begin? Why does the Philippines have the world's longest Christmas season? To find out, read here.
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YELL: A Cry For Help

YELL: A Cry For Help

Regions in the Philippines have recently been affected by a series of typhoons that came during an already difficult time. Various places are still reeling from the effects of several disastrous tropical clones: from Typhoon Quinta, Typhoon Rolly, to Typhoon Ulysses. Read more about how you can help the communities affected by these typhoons.
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How You Like That: Why Filipinos Love K-Dramas

How You Like That: Why Filipinos Love K-Dramas

Korean dramas or K-dramas, for short, is a popular staple in contemporary Filipino culture. Some of the notable Netflix K-drama releases this year include Crash Landing on You, Itaewon Class, and It’s Okay to Not be Okay. K-dramas must have some form of magic that has Filipino audiences spellbound, aside from the unworldly attractiveness of the lead actors and actresses at least. Well, we’ve rounded up a few possible reasons why Filipinos love K-dramas so much, and you can read them on http://dragonsprint.cis.edu.ph/.
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